Rapid City is a town of about 75,000 people. It is commonly known as the home of the Black Hills and Mount Rushmore. The homeless population in Rapid City has increased over 50% in the past 5 years. Many of these homeless people are Native Americans. Just an hour and a half south of Rapid city is the Pine Ridge Reservation, which is home to more than 20,000 Lakota people. There are many needs there on the reservation, including a need for outreach and evangelism. Groups that come and serve in South Dakota will be able to participate in ministry in an urban setting in Rapid City as well as a rural setting on Pine Ridge Reservation.
Ministry Opportunities include:
  • Prayer walking and evangelism
  • Food Banks and Homeless shelters
  • VBS and children’s ministry
  • Outreach Events like Block parties
  • Sports games and/or clinics
  • Light construction projects
  • Local church ministry – special events and programs
  • Concerts and musical performances
  • Food and clothing distribution
Leisure Activities include:
  • Visiting Mount Rushmore
  • Wind Cave National Park
  • Custer State Park
  • Badlands National Park
  • Wall Drug Store
Travel info: Groups can fly into Rapid City (RAP) airport Groups provide their own ground transportation for this trip.